Dr. Shawna Faber – HDLC Instructor Position Candidate Presentation

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. AND teaching presentation 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Neville Scarfe, Library Block Room 278

All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Shawna Faber is a candidate for the Tenure-Track Instructor Position in Human Development, Learning & Culture. View Positions Details.

Presentation Title:

A Vision for Teaching, Leadership and Service


In this presentation, Dr. Faber will outline her interests, goals and vision for teaching, leadership and service.  Dr. Faber’s focus will be on evidence-based practices in all aspects of the work involved in an Instructor position.  While teaching, leadership and service can’t always be easily teased apart, each area will be addressed in terms of her aspirations and current in-practice use of challenge, in an inclusive and supportive environment.


Dr. Shawna Faber earned a B.Ed. from the University of Alberta, a Ph.D. in EPCS from UBC and completed post-doctoral work at Simon Fraser University. She has experience teaching at many different levels and in many different spheres. Dr. Faber taught elementary school in British Columbia and Alberta, and taught and coordinated an ELL educational program for students of all ages in Nagoya, Japan. In addition, she has years of teaching experience at the university level in both graduate and undergraduate courses and received an award for teaching excellence from UBC’s Faculty of Education. Dr. Faber is involved in research and knowledge mobilization in the medical field which focuses on education for people living with Kidney Disease.  She is currently a lecturer, course coordinator and the Director of Undergraduate Programs for ECPS.